The lncRNA Pnky in the brain

Kyung Ok Cho, Jenny Hsieh

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Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) influence diverse cellular processes and have been implicated in regulating stem cell properties. Now in Cell Stem Cell, Ramos et al. (2015) demonstrate that the neural-specific lncRNA Pnky regulates neuronal differentiation from neural stem cells and mediates RNA splicing through interactions with polypyrimidine tract-binding protein 1 (PTBP1).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)344-345
Number of pages2
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology


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